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Oct 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
mansion in washington that's completely gone, too but i've been to those places and then stevens port where his grave is and visited the broken-down old mansion. there's an interesting thing about holt that as much as he left kentucky and his family values behind, when he died he wanted to go back and there was some reconciliation with some small branch of the family which happens to be the branch whose contemporary people i know and somehow that did bring them back to kentucky where his parents used to live and where he was raised. >> in your book you write about him being dispatched to the west and one of the reviews of the book shows one of the new things you find out is about the perspective on emancipation in kentucky. what is there that's new on that topic? >> the border states in general have been pretty much neglected. that is kind of new ground. the old ground and civil war history there's always new ground and the complexity of the border states is something that's being examined a lot. it can kentucky state in the unit must have been a pro emancipation state. the state in t
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